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Turner Prize winner and Firstsite chief honoured by Institute
A TURNER Prize winner, famed for controversial teapots and cross-dressing, is attending a graduation ceremony.
Grayson Perry is set to receive an honorary doctorate at a Colchester Institute ceremony on Saturday, October 6.
The former Braintree College student, 52, won the Turner Prize in 2003 for his ceramic work and has since become a household name.
Founding director of Firstsite, Katherine Wood, will receive an honorary doctorate on Friday, October 5, among business, computing, construction and engineering students.
Full story in Thursday's Gazette.